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i have a squid proxy running on a ubuntu box - and currently it is just blocking websites. now management is asking if there is a way to monitor what websites people go to. is that possible with squid? or is there a better way to monitor websites.
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hi,
ya it possible to monitor, which website the user goes to.
check the log files of squid that's it
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There's a better way: install sarg to generate HTML reports based on squid logs. And then install webmin to view the HTML reports without the need to install and configure apache and such.

Sarg: sarg.sourceforge.net
Webmin: www.webmin.com
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i got webmin and sarg installed - but when i go to unused modules in webmin - i don't see sarg - is there a way to get it to show up?
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never mind it wasn't in unused modules - but i did find it. Thanks for the help
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